How bad is the labor shortage in SWFL?

Reporter: Claire Galt Writer: Paul Dolan
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Labor shortage
A restaurant with empty seats. (CREDIT: WINK News)

On this Labor Day many people are not working but is there a labor shortage?

Going out to eat chances are you’ve seen long wait times or slow service and considered the same question.

The state of labor shortage in Southwest Florida is all over the place. Jill Bacus is a restaurant owner in Cape Coral and she shared some thoughts with WINK News.

“People have to earn income to survive, and how they’re surviving without it is just beyond, you know, beyond me,” Bacus said.

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